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Michael Barnett, PoetryWITS Editor

Michael BarnettMichael Barnett works as a teaching artist in poetry and writing with the Urban/Suburban Afterschool Arts Program through the Lehigh Valley Arts Council. His poetry and writing have been published in red lights, The Griffin 2007, Craft Arts International, the Universalist Herald, and the Journal of Unitarian Universalist History, among others.

He earned his Master of Divinity, Magna Cum Laude, from Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, PA, and his Master of Education and Certification in Secondary Education Social Studies at Gwynedd-Mercy College, where he taught religious studies.

In Santa Fe during the summers, Michael facilitates intergenerational poetry writing and journaling at the Santa Fe Children's Museum. He teaches "Create Poetry from the Heart," "Write Stories from the Heart," and "Discover Your Intuitive Self" at Souderton Area Community Education.

With fiber artist/musician Ted Hallman, Michael has co-written, recorded, and produced a CD of soothing, spiritual songs, "A Song For You," which celebrates Nature, Mother Earth, the seasonal cycles, and love.

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